senate Bill S6561

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that certain applicants be eligible for conviction sealing

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to codes
Jun 16, 2019 referred to rules

S6561 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8161
Current Committee:
Senate Codes
Law Section:
Criminal Procedure Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §160.59, CP L

S6561 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that certain applicants be eligible for conviction sealing.

S6561 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6561 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6561

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MYRIE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the criminal procedure law, in relation  to  eligibility
  for conviction sealing for certain applicants

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 160.59 of the criminal procedure law, as  added  by
section  48  of part WWW of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017 and paragraph
(a) of subdivision 2 and subdivision 11 as amended by chapter 60 of  the
laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
§ 160.59 Sealing of certain convictions.
  1.  Definitions:  As  used  in this section, the following terms shall
have the following meanings:
  (a) "Eligible offense" shall mean A VIOLATION OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF
SECTION  ELEVEN  HUNDRED  NINETY-TWO OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW OR A
VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION 240.37 OF THE PENAL LAW  OR  any
crime defined in the laws of this state other than a sex offense defined
in  article  one  hundred thirty of the penal law, an offense defined in
article two hundred sixty-three of  the  penal  law,  a  felony  offense
defined  in  article one hundred twenty-five of the penal law, a violent
felony offense defined in section 70.02 of the  penal  law,  a  class  A
felony  offense  defined  in  the penal law, a felony offense defined in
article one hundred five of the penal law where the  underlying  offense
is  not an eligible offense, an attempt to commit an offense that is not
an eligible offense if the attempt is a felony, or an offense for  which
registration  as a sex offender is required pursuant to article six-C of
the correction law.   For  the  purposes  of  this  section,  where  the
[defendant]  APPLICANT  is  convicted of more than one eligible offense,
[committed as part of the same criminal transaction as defined in subdi-
vision two of section 40.10 of this chapter,  those  offenses  shall  be
considered one eligible offense] FOR WHICH THEY WERE CHARGED IN SEPARATE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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